Soap Cup Door Latch and Gasket

PartSelect Number PS1960445

Please Note: A bad gasket is one of the causes for a door leak.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Leaking water.
  • Will not dispense detergent or Jet Dry.
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1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerRobert from Waterloo IL

Water was leaking out the front of the appliance onto the floor

I replaced the door gasket and upon the advice of partsselect ordered the dispenser latch kit with gasket, finding upon removal that this gasket was bad the dishwasher doesn't leak a drop. THANX. Bob K.

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsPliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set

CustomerSusan from Savannnah GA

Dishwasher leaked after soap dispenser opened

I read your website and followed the GREAT directions that others provided. Repair complete! Dishwasher working and not leaking!

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Parts Used

  • Soap Cup Door Latch and Gasket

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerCarl from Covington LA

Leaking water bottom right door

Read this site before ordering a door gasket for the problem, which wouldn't have fixed it, thank you! Removed 7 torx screws on inside door panel. Removed 2- 1/4" self tapping screws holding latch assembly. Pull of old gasket from latch. Observe which way it came off. Put on new one and reassemble. It worked. No more water on floor. The gasket doesn't look that bad for a new one to do any good...but it does.

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set

CustomerPhyllis from Portland OR

Leakage around front part of dishwasher's floor.

You know, my friend actually did it. But I know he took the door off, took off the old gasket, put on the new, and did the same with the door latch and grommet. The toughest part was putting the door back on. That took several tries but it works perfectly again, and no leaks!

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Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set

CustomerDelmer from Winfield WV

Leaking

First I removed the torx screws around the perimeter of the inside of the door. I then released the two solenoids that operate the soap dispenser latch from their attachments and removed the inside door panel. This enabled me to get to the soap dispenser mechanism. I then removed the dispenser by removing two hex head screws and then replaced the grommet around the dispenser cover latch.
I also replaced the door gasket by simply pulling the old one out and pressing the new one in place. Unfortunately, this did not completely correct the problem because the unit still leaked.
I then discovered that the door was apparently out of alignment and I grabbed the door and twisted it somewhat in order to increase pressure on the side of the door that was leaking. This fixed the leak but it is of course only temporary because I haven't adjusted the door springs in order to make the fix permanent. I plan to do this soon after I have researched that procedure in detail

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerRebecca Jo from Newfield NY

Leaking puddle under dishwasher

I followed Gregg's advice (from Woodbury, MN)posted on your site from ordering what I needed to installing the parts. Parts were delivered in the late afternoon and before dinner time the dishwasher was fixed. It was a simple repair and my dishwasher no longer leaks.

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  • Soap Cup Door Latch and Gasket

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers

CustomerGeorge from South Amboy NJ

Water leak

Using Torx driver I removed the inner door housing. Once separated, I could see the water/soap marks which lead me to closely inspect the grommet at the soap dispenser latch. Close inspection revealed a broken grommet. It was easy to remove the old grommet and replace it. Leak repaired!!

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Parts Used

  • Soap Cup Door Latch and Gasket

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerDebra from Port Jefferson NY

Dishwasher was leaking from the bottom right side of door

Removed the seven crews on the door.
I could see the water trail from the latch to the bottom of the door.
Disconnected the electric connections.
Unscrewd the soap dispenser.
Took out latch.
Replaced rubber piece,even though it did not look worn.
Has not leaked

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Parts Used

  • Soap Cup Door Latch and Gasket

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsPliers, Screw drivers

CustomerSteven from Elkhart Lake WI

Torn grommet caused a leak

1)removed inner door panel screws using torx screw driver.
2) lift inner panel away and disconnected electrical plugs.
3) removed inner panel.
4) use channel lock pliers to remove nut that holds rinse tank and remove two hex head screws that holds latch mechanism.
5) I just removed the seal from the new latch kit and used the old latch...it was perfectly fine yet. carefully slide the new seal over the latch.
6) reassemble in reverse order

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